ELA is including Auditory Learning with @ListenWiseLearn

Year after year, all of the teachers are analyzing standardized test scores from the previous year to see what areas we need improvement. Everywhere, that’s where we need improvement. There’s always room for improvement, am I right? Let me be clear, that’s improvement on OUR end. We are striving to find new and effective ways…

Memoir of a Student #IAmMalala @Malala @MalalaFund

We’ve completed Exploring Poetry and yesterday we got started on our next project, Memoir of a Student. Take a few moments to review the Project Overview and the Final Products with your child. We’ve done this together in class, but it’s helpful if parents see the road ahead too. In this project, students will learn…

Let’s Stay On Track

Today students are completing Checkpoint 3. Next week, we’ll start on Checkpoint 4 which is to create an outline for one of the Final Products. It is imperative that students have Checkpoints 1-3 completed by Monday, if they’re still behind. These first three checkpoints have students practicing three skills that are scored in the Final…

Exploring Poetry, Checkpoint #2

Checkpoint 2 in Exploring Poetry has been given feedback for all students! Please take a moment to check what color was given. Green means they’re good to go and on track. Yellow/Orange means I’ve left comments for them to work on. Please don’t “resolve” the comment. It gives me notes on what to look for…

ELA – Parent Announcement/Update

Our first week of project 2, Exploring Poetry, is coming to a close. Today, students should be submitting Checkpoint 1 for feedback. I will have feedback completed by the middle of next week, so parents should see a color on the “Year” tab for this project corresponding to the color of the checkpoint. Green is…

We’ve Got Syllabi, Yes We Do!

Hello All, The new year is upon us, 2018/2019 is roaring and we’re moving right along. I’ve updated the syllabus for both, ELA and Film & Multimedia, classes. Take a look, comment if you have questions or notice any mistakes. You can find them in the Information tab/page at the top. Use the drop down…

Checking In

For your health I’m excited about the myriad of shows kids are producing. Remember, everyone needs to complete two Film Projects this quarter. The gradebook for the quarter ends on Oct. 20, 2017. The only stipulation is that each film has to be of a different genre. Every film needs to be approved upon completion…